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  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Wednesday 9 January (17:00 CET) Deltares is setting up a Webinar entitled: Daniel Twigt (Deltares) will present the Webinar “Operational Forecasting, Delft3D and Delft-FEWS”. Delft-FEWS, a sophisticated collection of modules designed for building operational water management systems, is used around the world for operational forecasting. Increasingly, these Delft-FEWS systems also run Delft3D based models […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Software users, developers and modellers in the field of water quality and ecology were given access last week to the source code of the Deltares software module DELWAQ. This was another major step forward with the Deltares open source policy, two years after it opened up the Delft3D package (for the modelling of rivers, coast […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deltares has had intensive contacts in recent months with the Indian National Institute for Ocean Technology (NIOT) with the aim of exchanging information about a range of subjects. The NIOT is an autonomous research institute that answers to the Ministry of Sciences and it specialises in oceans, coasts and marine life. Deltares provided it with […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rebuild by Design has announced in New York which ten teams have been selected to go ahead with the development of their proposals for making the East Coast of the United States climate-resilient. The selected teams include a strikingly high number of Dutch participants. The Dutch research centre Deltares is a member of two of […]

  • 23 April 2013

    On Monday, 22 April, a delegation from Brunei visited Deltares to make closer acquaintance with Deltares and to explore possible ways of working together. The delegation was led by Dato Paduka Hj Ali Apong, the Chairman of the Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB) and Deputy Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office. As well as attracting […]

  • 21 June 2013

    The Water Institute of the Gulf and Deltares USA Inc. have signed a memorandum of agreement to partner on research related to water management projects, coastal modeling applications and international projects. The agreement does not create a financial relationship. Rather, it specifies both organizations’ commitment to collaborate on opportunities that are mutually beneficial and that […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Research institute Deltares is conducting a series of tests on a vertical sea wall, designed by the Australian company Armour Group. For the first time, Deltares will be using its flume facility in Delft, the Netherlands, for a customer outside of the Netherlands. According to Armour Group, their innovative sea wall construction has a significant […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) has required Deltares to carry out a technical review of the study “Beach Erosion Studies and Engineering Mitigation Measures for Visakhapatnam” compiled by the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT). The study mainly focuses on the assessment of the erosion problems in the stretch of coast north of Visakhapatnam […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge 2016 is now officially launched, announced Deltares today. The challenge is an exciting program in which university students are invited to investigate key water problems in their own country and cooperate with professionals experts to develop their own ideas and solutions. The program specifically appeals to the interests, skills and capabilities of young people and […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Dutch research institute Deltares recently released a study highlighting the economic benefits of investments in dikes worldwide. According to Deltares, the economic benefits of building dikes to reduce flood damage far outweigh the costs at the global scale. In many parts of the world, it is even possible to reduce the economic damage from river […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Caribbean region stands to benefit from a research regarding the coastal issues through the partnership between the Dutch research institute Deltares and Jamaica’s Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI). With most populations of Caribbean countries located in coastal areas (70% of Jamaica’s population, for example, work or live in coastal communities), local resources remain exposed to […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Dutch research institute Deltares has developed an open tool that analyses satellite data and visualizes land and water changes around the globe. According to the tool, the world has gained 115,000 km² of water and 173,000 km² of land over the past 30 years. The Deltares Aqua Monitor was developed by Gennadii Donchyts, a […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Deltares Software Days began this Monday, 16 June. The participants, who come from more than 80 organisations, number 270 in total. The focus of the event is on developments and innovations in software relating to water, subsurface and infrastructure. 26 different Deltares software products are on the program, which consists of day-long conferences and […]

  • 24 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of Singapore, Mrs. Halimah Yacob, her husband Mohamed Abdullah Alhabshee, and King Willem-Alexander paid a visit to Deltares earlier this week. Discussed were the challenges associated with​ climate change and sea level rise. “We presented our latest study of the consequences of the accelerated sea level rise, and also addressed the consequences for […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kees Nederhoff, coastal engineer at Deltares has won the best paper student award for his work “Modelling the Effects of Hard Structures on Dune Erosion and Overwash”. The award was handed over to Kees during the Coastal Sediments 2015 conference, held in San Diego, CA, USA. Kees investigated the morphodynamics (erosion and sedimentation) near buildings using […]

  • 25 May 2012

    Johan Pennekamp, the dredging technology coordinator at Deltares, was appointed vice-president of the Board of Directors of CEDA in April. CEDA is the international organisation for professionals and stakeholders in the world of dredging and hydraulic engineering. It is the first time a Deltares employee has been appointed to this position. CEDA brings together contractors, […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    To pass on the latest developments in port management and coastal hydraulic engineering, Deltares has teamed up with STC-Nestra to organize courses for experts from the Laboratoire d’Etudes Maritimes (LEM), a part of the Algerian Ministry of Transport. On the basis of questions from Algeria, Deltares consultants talked to Algerian port experts to share their […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oligochaete worms can substantially speed up the reuse of both dredged sediment and contaminated mine tailings, Deltares said in their latest release.  Researchers from Deltares, with the support from the University of Alberta, Queen Mary University of London and NAIT (polytechnic and applied research institute) have determined this in laboratory tests. According to their statement, […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wave loading on the Lugar de Baixo marina on the island of Madeira (Portugal) is so severe that the marina cannot be used and the breakwater suffered serious damage. A new breakwater is needed. Deltares is advising the local government, conducting a model study in the Delta Basin to test the design of a new […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In conjunction with the AGU Fall Meeting 2014, Deltares will organize several software workshops courses and presentations: “The Deltares Software Days in San Francisco”. International scientists and consultants can attend the DSD-USA, in order to improve their modeling skills in the field of water, subsurface and infrastructure. The following courses will be given: – Getting […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister Lilianne Ploumen of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation signed a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday with the Federal Government of Mexico (Conagua) in the field of flood risk management. Minister Ploumen was in the state of Tabasco to support collaboration on economic development, which is based on flood risk management, and in which other sectors […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    It is too easy to conclude that the closure of the Haringvliet inlet is the only factor explaining the erosion pits in the Old Meuse and Dordtse Kil rivers, said Kees Sloff, a river morphologist with Deltares, at the ‘Deltawater now and later’ conference. “It would have happened anyway, albeit slightly later. The bed of […]

  • 13 July 2012

    On 11 July 2012, the seawall around Maasvlakte 2 was completed and with that, an additional 2,000 hectares of The Netherlands is protected from the sea. The compensation measures for the loss of natural habitat on Maasvlakte 2 will be monitored by Deltares, together with IMARES and CSO (a consultancy for environment, space and water). […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first joint workshop was organised in Dhaka recently to identify possible measures for the Bangladesh delta plan. It resulted in a series of measures to limit flooding, improve river and coastal management, and prevent water shortages. This was the first important step in the development of an adaptive delta plan for Bangladesh that is […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Deltares. The first joint project of KICT and Deltares is entitled ‘the interaction between vegetation patchiness and river hydraulics: linking field, flume and model to reduce uncertainties in predictions’. In this project large unscaled flume experiments with natural […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The first test to be conducted in the new Delta Flume, a unique research facility in Delft that can generate the highest artificial waves in the world, was completed successfully last week. Approximately 5000 Basalton blocks (scale 1:1.6) were positioned on the 11-meter-high dike that was built in the new Delta Flume. Last month, Deltares […]